Distancing: avoidant personality disorder / Martin Kantor. — Rev. and expanded p. cm. ISBN 0–––X (alk. paper). 1. Avoidant personality disorder. 2. Distancing has 32 ratings and 2 reviews. Carolina said: Even though I absolutely related to most of the examples, I expected to find some comfort reading. 1 quote from Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition: ‘Therefore, while social phobics and patients with AvPD both avoid out of fear, the.
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Alba rated it did not like it Jan 28, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Revised and Expanded. Fear of i Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships. Matt rated it it was ok Mar 26, Most useful to practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, and general readers interested in this relatively neglected personality disorder.?
He offers psychotherapists a specific method for helping avoidants overcome their fear of closeness and commitments, and offers a guide for avoidants themselves to use for developing lasting, intimate, anxiety-free relationships.
For that reason alone it’s worth the hefty price knowing what classification your symptoms fall under.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He is the author of 11 other books, including Passive Aggression Praeger, and Homophobia Praeger, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book can be confusing to someone without a good grasp on what personality disorders are. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Maksymilian rated it it was ok Apr 22, Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain relationships due to fear of closeness; those whose restlessness causes them to leave steady relationships, often without warning; and those who grow dependent on–and merge with–a single lover or family member and avoid relating to anyone else.
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I thing this subject would be better absorbed in a college classroom rather than a book. It is OK, but it is very plodding and slow reading.
Edpanded has a strict opinion that almost sounds like he is making fun of the the avoidant In fact, nearly a third of his references are from Freud; other references include fictional works such as “Madame Bovary.
Graham Rollins rated it liked it Mar 19, You’ll quickly learn it’s not worth the fifty-some dollars you’d spend.
Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition by Martin Kantor
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He is the author of 11 other books, including Passive Aggression Praeger, and Homophobia Praeger, As far as where to go and what to do Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Kantor takes us through reviaed history of this disorder, and into clinical treatment rooms, to see and hear how avoidants think, feel, and recover.
I am not suffering from this but my son is and my hopes were high when I ordered these books. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Most useful to practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, and general readers interested distanccing this relatively neglected personality disorder. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.
Revksed library Help Advanced Book Search. Susan rated it it was amazing Jan 02, There are virtually NO empirical data given to support Kantor’s claims. Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.